Jacob "Jack" Dominick Covacevich
Jacob "Jack" Dominick Covacevich, age 80, of Ocean Springs, passed away Sunday, April 6, 2014.
Jack was a native and lifelong resident of the MS Gulf Coast. He was 3rd generation owner of Covacevich Ship Yard. He was a Master Boat Builder since 1955 and an U.S. Army Veteran of World War II. Jack was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, BPOE #606 in Biloxi, Masonic Lodge in Biloxi, and Sunkist Country Club where he was a member of WAGGS, "Wednesday Afternoon Golf Gang."
Jack is preceded in death by his parents, Tony Jack and Emma Covacevich.
Survivors include his loving wife of 58 years, Marie Kuluz Covacevich; daughters, JoLyn Hitt (Morris) and Lisa Covacevich (Charlie Roberts); son, Anthony "T.J." Covacevich; sisters, Margaret Jumonville and Doris Whitehurst; seven grandchildren, Robby (Shanel), Joseph, Josh, Bubbie, Mandy (Joey), Anthony, and Crystal; three great grandsons, Gavyn, Kenner and Riggs.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to St. Vincent de Paul, c/o Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 10446 LeMoyne Blvd., D'Iberville, MS 39540. 228-392-4526
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Friends may visit from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Interment will follow at Southern Memorial Park. The Howard Avenue Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. View and sign register book at www.bradfordokeefe.com
Published in The Sun Herald on Apr. 8, 2014